Western Australian Technology & Industry Advisory Council

Owning Institution:
Discussion paper

Stimulating innovation in Western Australia: laying the foundations

This report seeks a more nuanced understanding of WA’s current innovation system and its constituent networks and clusters. It argues that this is needed before effective policies are developed.
Briefing paper

Stimulating innovation: comparative and competitive advantages, and the role of competencies

The purpose of this note is to highlight the crucial, but under-recognised, role of generic competencies and to emphasise their potential to enhance innovation and the State’s competitive advantages.
Discussion paper

Building on the Western Australian boom: the drivers and shapers of China's economic development in the 21st century

The extent of Western Australia’s current links with China, the historic nature of China’s transformation and the likelihood of severe disturbances along the road – provide both major opportunities and big risks for Western Australia.
Discussion paper

Drivers and shapers of economic development in Western Australia in the 21st century

The last half of the century has seen massive changes in the global economy which have, in turn, driven transformations in the Western Australian economy. Some industries, like whaling, have disappeared. Others, like the wool industry, are shadows of their former glory. The resources boom...